For some reason, summer always strikes me as a tough season to stay sober. Maybe because of the energy it brings, or the increased number of cook-outs and drinking that goes on. Granted, I didn’t need the summer excuse to get my drink on, but I’m certain I used it anyway. If you are new to sobriety, or if you’re like me and get a little nostalgic, here are 10 tips for a sane and sober summer.
Here you will find stories written by women associated with the specific struggles related to alcoholism.
If you are reading this, and are still in the grips of active addiction, please know that you are not alone.
Being sober hasn’t changed the fact that I hate myself. Now I just hate myself sober.
I drank in moderation until after a second pregnancy. The medication wasn’t working. Nothing was working. I drank because…I could.
I drank because I had feelings, at my feelings, at and because of your feelings, and around situations that caused them.